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Advisor

Hiroshi Kaneko

Hiroshi Kaneko

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Languages

Japanese and English

Practice Areas

Tax Advice and Planning, Tax Disputes

Biography

Hiroshi Kaneko is an advisor at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1953.

Mr. Kaneko has held the following academic positions in Japan: Research Associate, Associate Professor and Professor, Law Faculty, University of Tokyo (1953-1991); Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo (1991-present); Professor, Graduate School of International Economic Law, Yokohama National University (1991-1996); Professor, Law Faculty, Gakushuin University (1996-2001); Professor, Graduate School, Toa University (2002-present); and Special Advisor to the National Tax College (2001-2010).

He has also held the following academic positions abroad: Special Student, Harvard Law School (1961-1963), Visiting Scholar, id. (1976-1977), and Specially Designated Visiting Scholar, id. (1992); Visiting Scholar, University of California Law School (Berkeley) (1979); Visiting Scholar, London University, School of Oriental and Asian Studies, Law Faculty (1985); Visiting Scholar, Munich University, Law Faculty, International Tax Law Research Institute (1985); Social Sciences Research Center of People's Republic of China, Law Research Institute (1986); and Visiting Professor, Peking University, Tax Law Research Center (2006).

He has been involved in and is a member of the following organizations: Japanese Society for Tax Law (President, 1972-1992); Japanese American Society for Legal Studies, Japan Public Law Association, Harvard Law School Association of Japan (President, 1993-1999); International Fiscal Association (Chairman of Japan Branch, 1976-2008); and International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (member of Board of Trustees 1993-1999, member of Advisory Council 1999-present).

Beginning as a Tax Policy Committee member, Mr. Kaneko has served on various governmental and non-governmental committees as chairperson, special member, or advisory member. Presently, he serves as Chairman of the Fixed Assets Valuation Subcommittee of the Local Finance Committee, Chairman of Tax Policy Research Committie, Japan Federation of Certified Public Tax Accountants' Associations, Special Advisor of the Japan Tax Association, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Japan Tax Research Institute and Member of the Advisory Council of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.

Education/Professional Experience

1953

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1953-1956

Research Associate, Law Faculty, The University of Tokyo

1956-1966

Associate Professor, Law Faculty, The University of Tokyo

1961-1963

Special Student, Harvard Law School

1966-1991

Professor, Law Faculty, The University of Tokyo

1976-1977

Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School

1979

Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

1985

Visiting Scholar, University of London, School of Oriental and Asian Studies, Law Faculty

1985

Visiting Scholar, University of Munich, Law Faculty, International Tax Law Research Institute

1986

Social Sciences Research Center of People's Republic of China, Law Research Institute

1991-present

Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

1991-1996

Professor, Graduate School of International Economic Law, Yokohama National University

1992

Specially Designated Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School

1996-2001

Professor, Law Faculty, Gakushuin University

2001-present

Advisor, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2002-present

Professor, Graduate School, Toa University

2001-2010

Special Advisor to the National Tax College

2006

Visiting Professor, Peking University, Tax Law Research Center

Publications

April, 2011

Books

Tax Law (16th edition)

Koubundou Publishers Inc.

November, 2010

Books

Formation and Clarification of Tax Law Theories, Vol 1, 2

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

November, 2010

Books

Development of Tax Law in Japan (Editor)

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

April, 2010

Books

Theories and Problems of Individual & Corporate Income Taxation

Japan Tax Association

October, 2008

Books

The Dictionary of Law (4th edition, comprehensively revised) (Co-author)

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

November, 2007

Books

Basic Problems of Tax Law (Editor)

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

March, 1996

Books

Studies on Tax Unit and Capital Gains

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

March, 1996

Books

Law and Policy of Income Taxation

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

November, 1995

Books

Studies on the Concept of Income

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

June, 1991

Books

Studies on Income Taxation (Editor)

Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd

Topics

November 5, 2018

Awards

Hiroshi Kaneko received an Order of Cultural Merit Award

October 30, 2012

Awards

Hiroshi Kaneko is selected as a Person of Cultural Merit